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June 18, 2019

Present and attuned at the RCPI

Dr Maeve Hurley, our founder and CEO, will speak at the Royal College of Physicians Ireland’s (RCPI) ‘Patient safety through better communication’ conference on Wednesday 19th June at No.6 Kildare Street, Dublin. Good communication is a subject close to Maeve’s heart as she has spent her entire career advocating for a relationship or person-centred approach […]

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May 27, 2019

Training places available for how to foster wellbeing in the school community

Training places available for how to foster wellbeing in the school community Due to demand, we are running a second summer training course for primary school teachers in Cork. Our DES-approved ABLE4Teachers training aims to foster well-being in the school community by helping teachers to build more responsive relationships. The course runs from the 19th […]

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May 20, 2019

A gathering of community workers to highlight the power of responsive relationships

A gathering of community workers to highlight the power of responsive relationships On Thursday 16th May we gathered community and voluntary workers in partnership with Young Knocknaheeny Area Based Childhood Programme (YKABC) at Northridge House. The aim of the event was to facilitate a discussion on building resilience in the community by raising awareness of […]

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May 9, 2019

An interview with Karina Healy, the Lantern Project

An interview with Karina Healy, the Lantern Project Karina Healy, community development co-ordinator with the Lantern Project at Nano Nagle Place in Cork, recently took part in our three-day ABLE brief intervention training. She describes her role as ensuring ‘love and welcome’ to those coming to the Lantern, where vulnerable people are given space to […]

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May 2, 2019

Placing the person at the centre of care – a shared relational approach

Placing the person at the centre of care – a shared relational approach ‘Enhancing quality of life in unrestricted healthcare environments’ was the theme of this year’s annual conference run by St Luke’s and Northridge House Education & Research Centre on 11th – 12th April.  The theme reflects current legislation which places an obligation on […]

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